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Film starring deaf actors is getting buzz this Oscar season

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/08/2022 - 00:41
CODA tells the story of a hearing child raised in a deaf family and features a nearly all deaf cast.
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Blood pressure warning over long-term paracetamol use

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 23:12
Prescribing the painkiller for chronic pain could have risks, as well as benefits, a study finds.
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Long Covid: Brain fog causes work absence but swimming helps

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 22:50
Sian Griffiths swims to aid her recovery but feels ashamed she cannot go back to work.
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Duchess of Cambridge to read CBeebies Bedtime Story

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 22:30
The Duchess is the first member of the Royal Family to appear in the famous children's TV slot.
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Paralysed man with severed spine walks thanks to implant

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 16:04
Michel Roccati tells the BBC he "almost has a normal life" again thanks to an electrical implant.
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Covid in Scotland: 'Lack of planning' put NHS in crisis

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 15:14
The Scottish government is criticised for not doing more to prevent record waiting times and staff shortages.
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Covid: Tough new targets will tackle NHS backlog, Boris Johnson says

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 14:19
Boris Johnson promises action after plans to tackle record waiting lists in England are delayed.
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Tinnitus biobank needed to explain ringing ears condition

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 09:51
A charity says a biobank library of human tissue is needed so experts can try to cure tinnitus.
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Covid: Delays to a plan to tackle England's NHS backlog not down to money - Sajid Javid

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 08:20
The health secretary says the delay is to make sure everyone in government is behind the plan.
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Covid: Plan to tackle England's NHS backlog delayed

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 02:30
A detailed plan by NHS England to reduce waiting lists for procedures is held back by one section of government.
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Fatherhood joy for paralysis implant dad

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 00:07
David M’zee received an electrical implant to his spine in 2017, it enables him to walk slowly and stand.
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All-terrain wheelchair: ‘My chair is my freedom’

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/05/2022 - 00:01
A woman says her all-terrain wheelchair means she can access the Peak District home she loves.
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Deaf people diagnosed with cancer face 'big barriers'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/04/2022 - 06:04
One patient who has been deaf since birth explains how she was left confused over her diagnosis and treatment.
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Scottish charity 'befriends' alcoholics to help them stay sober

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/04/2022 - 06:03
A support worker helps alcoholics transition back into the community when they leave hospital.
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Libmedly: World's 'most expensive' drug recommended for NHS use

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/04/2022 - 01:39
The gene therapy Libmedly treats babies and children with a very rare genetic condition.
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Surgical mesh centres not working, warn MPs

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/04/2022 - 01:38
A debate in Westminster hears that GPs are not always aware of the referral process.
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Improving cancer care a huge challenge post-pandemic

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/04/2022 - 01:31
Charities warn of more missed diagnoses because of Covid, as the government plans a "war on cancer".
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Novavax Covid jab approved by UK drugs regulator

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/03/2022 - 15:58
UK regulator the MHRA says Nuvaxovid is safe as a first and second dose in adults.
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Deliberate infections give unique Covid insight

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/02/2022 - 14:39
The first symptoms and positive test results appeared within two days of being infected.
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HRT product could be available over the counter

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/02/2022 - 10:23
Women may be able to access a form of hormone replacement therapy in a pharmacy instead of at their GP.
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